Name:    Try It Out -- Chapter 10, Lesson 5

Matching

Select the most appropriate answer for the questions. Answer the questions in the order they are asked.

Lucy and her grandmother made a quilt 2.5 metres long and 1.8 metres wide. They divided the area into 12 sections.

 a. about 3/4 metre b. estimation c. calculator d. 3 ¸ 4 is  3/4 metre or 0.75 m e. mental math f. 1.8 ¸ 3 is 0.6 or close to 1/2 metre g. 75 h. It is easy to multiply 0.75 metres X 100. i. about 1/2 metre j. 0.375 metres k. It is not easy to figure out the answer in my head.

1.

About how wide is each square?

2.

To get this answer you used ________ .

3.

Because ________ .

4.

About how long is each square?

5.

To get this answer you used ________ .

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Because ________ .

7.

How long is each section to the nearest cm?

8.

To get this answer you used ________ .

9.

Because ________ .

10.

If the length of the quilt was divided by 8 equal sections, how long would each section be?

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To get this answer you used ________ .

12.

Because ________ .